Castello dei Rampolla d'Alceo Italian Reds Italy 2000

Bottle Size: 750 ml

Rating: RP98

Year: 2000

1 in stock

For whatever reason, the full-bodied 2000 Vigna d'Alceo was roaring the day I tasted it. A single vineyard blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Sangiovese, it tastes like the Sammarco on steroids. It boasts a deep purple color in addition to scents of espresso, sweet melted licorice, black currant jam, and toasty oak. There is great intensity, superb purity, and a finish that lingers for nearly a minute. This mythical wine requires 2-3 years of cellaring, and will age effortlessly for two decades.

Collections: Italian Reds

Category: 2000, 750 ml, RP98

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